Wheatlands Road, Galashiels
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  • Picturesque country-town
  • Traditional semi-detached house
  • Entrance vestibule and hallway
  • Spacious living room
  • Sunny dining kitchen
  • Versatile gym/study/nursery
  • Downstairs shower room
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Modern family bathroom
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Single garage and extensive parking


Enjoying a quiet location on the fringes of the picturesque town of Galashiels against a backdrop of rolling Borders countryside, this traditional two-bedroom, two-bathroom, semi-detached house enjoys a prime location within walking distance of the town centre and railway station. The home enjoys spacious, versatile interiors, an enclosed rear garden, a single garage and private parking.

Set quietly back from the road, the front door opens via a vestibule into a hallway (with storage) where light, airy décor is warmly accompanied by varnished timber doors and finishings. Cosy carpeting, a prominent feature throughout, flows into the spacious living room, set to the rear of the property and yielding delightful garden views. Here, an original fireplace, framed by a chunky timber surround, creates a lovely focal point around which comfortable lounge furniture can be arranged. Next door, the southerly-facing dining kitchen boasts a range of traditionally-styled cabinets, ample workspace and an integrated oven, hob and canopy extractor hood along with a freestanding fridge/freezer and washing machine. Generous dimensions include space for a sociable, seated dining area. A versatile room with rear garden views, currently arranged as a home gym, enjoys separate, external access via a vestibule (with storage). A handy three-piece shower room completes the ground-floor accommodation.

Upstairs, a skylit landing leads to two airy double bedrooms, each boasting a charming original fireplace. The larger, front-facing bedroom is supplemented by two walk-in cupboards, whilst the remaining bedroom enjoys tranquil garden views. Finally, a bright family bathroom comprises a bathtub, a pedestal sink and a WC. Gas central heating and double glazing are found throughout.

 

Externally, the enclosed rear garden features an expanse of lawn and a slabbed patio, whilst a front lawn is flanked by a mono-blocked driveway, with parking for three cars, leading to a detached single garage.

 

  • Picturesque country town
  • Traditional semi-detached house
  • Entrance vestibule and hallway
  • Spacious living room
  • Sunny dining kitchen
  • Versatile gym/study/nursery
  • Downstairs shower room
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Modern family bathroom
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Single garage and extensive parking

 

Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances the fridge/freezer, the washing machine and the garden shed.

 

 

EPC Rating: C

 

Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Borders amongst rolling countryside, the picturesque town of Galashiels is an idyllic haven for those seeking a rural lifestyle within a well-established residential area. The town offers excellent local amenities and is served by numerous supermarkets,

independent stores, banks, and chemists. It also has a wide selection of restaurants, cafes, eateries, upscale bars, and traditional pubs. For leisure and entertainment, there is a cinema, museum, art gallery, and of course, the great outdoors. Perfect for gentle strolls and hill walks, the sublime

natural landscape surrounding Galashiels is ripe for exploration. There is a good selection of parks for easy strolling and Ladhope Recreation Ground for a brisk hill walk that offers a breath-taking view over the town. Cyclists are also spoilt for choice with the nearby 4 Abbeys countryside cycle route (visiting four famous abbeys) and the National Cycle Network Route 1 travelling west to Innerleithen and Peebles, for world class mountain biking, or east to Melrose. For sports, the area is home to a cricket club and a rugby club, in addition to two wonderful golf courses at Ladhope and Torwoodlee. Galashiels is the ideal setting for horse riding too, with the annual Braw Lads Gathering creating a spectacular day out. With Galashiels train station and the A7 roadway, the area also provides a straightforward commute into Edinburgh – a journey which takes approximately one hour whether by car or rail. Schooling is available in Galashiels at both primary and secondary levels.

 

Living room
13' 2'' x 12' 6'' (4.01m x 3.81m)

Dining Kitchen
13' 1'' x 10' 5'' (3.98m x 3.17m)

Study/Box room
8' 11'' x 6' 10'' (2.72m x 2.08m)

Bedroom 1
13' 10'' x 10' 4'' (4.21m x 3.15m)

Bedroom 2
12' 5'' x 9' 10'' (3.78m x 2.99m)

Family Bathroom
7' 2'' x 6' 0'' (2.18m x 1.83m)

Shower Room
9' 3'' x 4' 4'' (2.82m x 1.32m)

Shed
7' 6'' x 4' 11'' (2.28m x 1.50m)

Garage
18' 11'' x 10' 10'' (5.76m x 3.30m)


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Wheatlands Road
Galashiels TD1 1QP
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: BS217

T: 01721 721515
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